Nov 2, 2012 4:55am EDT
's money economic reports don't get bigger than today's october employment number from the government four days before the election. both candidates are in battleground states and spec to -- expected -- expected to seize on the results. big retail chains reported strong sales up 5% from a year ago. and sales of new cars and trucks jumped 7% from last october. official warn people to watch out for scams after hurricane sandy. they say be on the alert for phoney charities and fraudulent home repair bills and sellers looking to unload flood damaged cars and apple's next small thin arrives today. ipad many hits stores. the customers in tokyo were among the first to get the hands on the tablet. and that's america's money.